Health - Page 19

Human evolution reveals clue to solving modern illnesses

Researchers say turning genes on and off in the human brain could be a clue to preventing Alzheimer's and other conditions.

Taming the desert to make healthy eating affordable

A recent study of Israel's costs for fresh fruit and vegetables found healthy eating affordable there compared to other countries around the world.

Why do children in Israel have fewer peanut allergies?

An Israeli peanut allergy study suggests that giving peanut products to children at an early age may reduce the risk of allergic reactions.

World Health Organization says we're all living longer

Life expectancies are up around the globe, according to the WHO report, which also ranks the 10 countries with the highest life expectancies.

Reinventing the wheelchair for children in need

Wheelchairs of Hope has a mission to help children in need. Here's how they're doing it - with a wheelchair for children that's affordable and lightweight.

Blood-pressure drug could prevent epilepsy after injury

An epilepsy drug treatment involving a drug commonly used for high blood pressure has been found to help head-trauma patients, in a breakthrough study.

Teddy bears help kids overcome fear of the doctor

The Teddy Bear Hospital project proves that teddy bears aren't just for cuddling; they're for teaching too!

Researchers find protein that may help reverse Alzheimer's

A protein shows promise to reverse Alzheimer's effects in mice, researchers at Tel Aviv University say. The protein blocks plaque accumulation in the brain.

Maternal instinct found in dads, too

Maternal instinct may need to be renamed parental instinct, as a new study suggests parenting changes the brains of fathers in the same way as mothers.

New research could help the blind 'see' colors and shapes

Sensory substitution devices, researched in pioneering work out of Hebrew University of Jerusalem, could be affordable aids for the visually impaired.

3D printing helps ease costs of blood recycling machines

Blood recycling machines are becoming more affordable, thanks to 3D printing. The technology makes blood recycling machines less expensive to prototype.

New brain helmet effective in treating depression

A brain helmet device for treating depression is becoming more widespread in the United States. Learn about Brainsway's brain helmet depression treatment.

You may be able to ditch your glasses, new study suggests

Tel Aviv University researchers may have found a solution to a common problem known as "visual crowding."

Researcher unlocks cause of deadly brain cancer

A brain cancer researcher uncovered a protein that is overly present in glioblastoma tumors, making strides in the fight against this deadly disease.

Are we closer to finding a way to prevent cancer?

To prevent cancer, early diagnosis is critical. At Soroka Medical Center, researchers shared the latest findings on how to prevent and manage breast cancer.